Tag Archive: nature

This may be Kauai’s top hike:

Kauai has many hikes that score a perfect 10—and you just can’t get better than sublime. But the Awa’awapuhi Trail may get the top vote among many visitors. It’s freaking breathtaking.  Just the… Continue reading

“Tweeting” in Hawaii used to take many days

In ancient Hawaii (the first Polynesians arrived from Marquesa around 200 A.D.) the only way to send a message other than by speaking was to etch out a symbol in smooth lava rock.… Continue reading

Oahu’s Ho’omaluhia: From the gates of Hell to the Garden of Eden

Running down the middle of Oahu is the Ko’olau Range, a razorback ridge (really, it’s only a foot wide at places) with steep green cliffs, nearly 3,000 feet high, that are choked with… Continue reading

Ziplining on Maui

Morning commute. zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

Wandering the Big Island Beach Parks

<br Intermittent rain showers along the Big Island coast today. Parking lots practically empty at the Hilo Beach Parks. A moment of stillness recorded.

Postcard from Kalopa

Today the rain pelted the Kalopa State Park forest. Photos taken on the Robusta and Perimeter trails. Slip-slidin’ away over downed branches and fern fronds. An enlivening and invigorating experience. Plants happy.

Hanalei Bay – the place to play

Walking Hanalei Beach, you’ll see shore-break surfers and joggers, and pass a number of beachfront homes, some of which are historical landmarks, and bed-and-breakfast cottages—all set among palm trees and gardens. If it… Continue reading

  • Advertisements